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The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson
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For each ecstatic instant
We must an anguish pay
In keen and quivering ration
To the ecstasy.

For each beloved hour
Sharp pittances of yearsβ€”
Bitter contested farthingsβ€”
And Coffers heaped with Tears!
Book: The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson
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